Roy Sivan: Learn JS Deeply, but Don’t Forget About PHP

2 responses on “Roy Sivan: Learn JS Deeply, but Don’t Forget About PHP

  1. siriusleewilde

    Reblogged this on Mr Wilde Blog and commented:
    As always insightful and entertaining, just not enough cats

    Liked by 1 person

  2. guavaworks

    Thanks to Robert Wilde for pointing out my error. its wp_localize_script vs. wp_localize_object.. the function that localize an object.


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May 4, 2017

PHP is the language that WordPress is built on, and it isn’t going anywhere. “Learn JavaScript deeply” is a great sentiment, and I feel like every aspiring developer should take JavaScript seriously if they want to go down that route. However, if you are building JavaScript (framework or not) applications powered by the WordPress REST API, don’t forget about PHP. I’ll run through a few examples of full on JavaScript application builds, where there is equal if not more PHP custom code than JavaScript. So before you learn JS deeply, do you have a moment to talk about PHP?

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